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Started a small herb garden -- insects?


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Started a small herb garden -- insects?

stomsf | Jun 9, 2009 11:21 AM

Hi All --

We decided to start a small herb garden/tomato planter to help with fresh food. Now we're wary of pests that may decide to snack on the herbs and tomatoes.

I've read online about using garlic oil as an insect repellant -- is this just a myth or does garlic really work as an insect repellant? Any cautions about using it?

We are in a loft in San Francisco so we don't have much space outdoors, but have managed to hang a couple planters off of the fire escape. :o)

Thanks in advance!

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